The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 75 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.34% 1.45% 2.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.08% 7.14% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 42
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,050 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
214 280 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.91% 20.33% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 184 228 258
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 45 (62.50%) Degree
2 43 (59.72%) XML
3 37 (51.39%) C#
4 36 (50.00%) C++
4 36 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 36 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 33 (45.83%) HTML
5 33 (45.83%) SQL
6 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
7 30 (41.67%) Computer Science
8 27 (37.50%) .NET
8 27 (37.50%) Algorithms
9 26 (36.11%) C
10 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
11 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (27.78%) jQuery
13 19 (26.39%) MFC
13 19 (26.39%) STL
14 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 18 (25.00%) CSS
14 18 (25.00%) Java
15 17 (23.61%) OpenGL
15 17 (23.61%) Unit Testing
15 17 (23.61%) SDLC
15 17 (23.61%) Computer Vision
16 15 (20.83%) CSS3
16 15 (20.83%) HTML5
16 15 (20.83%) Perl

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.89%) IIS
2 6 (8.33%) CMS
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Magento
1 3 (4.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) DNS
1 10 (13.89%) HTTP
1 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (5.56%) MySQL
5 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (9.72%) Subversion
3 6 (8.33%) NUnit
3 6 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) Software Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) Web Developer
4 10 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Graduate
5 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Computer Scientist
6 8 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (9.72%) HTML Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Web Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (59.72%) XML
2 33 (45.83%) HTML
3 27 (37.50%) .NET
4 20 (27.78%) jQuery
5 19 (26.39%) MFC
5 19 (26.39%) STL
6 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (25.00%) CSS
7 17 (23.61%) OpenGL
8 15 (20.83%) CSS3
8 15 (20.83%) HTML5
9 13 (18.06%) Web Services
9 13 (18.06%) XSLT
10 9 (12.50%) JDBC
10 9 (12.50%) JSP
10 9 (12.50%) SOAP
11 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (9.72%) JSON
12 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
13 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 30 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 27 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (15.28%) Physics
6 8 (11.11%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
1 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.61%) Computer Vision
3 17 (23.61%) SDLC
3 17 (23.61%) Unit Testing
4 14 (19.44%) MVC
4 14 (19.44%) Web Development
5 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.89%) ITIL
6 10 (13.89%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (13.89%) Web Operations
7 9 (12.50%) DevOps
7 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 8 (11.11%) CAD
8 8 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.72%) Software Architecture
9 7 (9.72%) Time Management
10 6 (8.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) C#
2 36 (50.00%) C++
3 33 (45.83%) SQL
4 26 (36.11%) C
5 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 18 (25.00%) Java
7 15 (20.83%) Perl
8 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
9 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (62.50%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Riverbed
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) F5
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